Throughout the year, here at YAFTA we host a variety of workshops taught by leading industry professionals giving you invaluable insights into the film and TV industry. From casting to screen writing and auditioning, our experts will share their experience and knowledge to help you nail your next role.
Below are some of our previous workshops and we’d love to know which ones you’d like to see return again this year.
Register your interest and select which workshops you’d love to see back in 2019 & 2020.
If you are struggling to find an agent or to book work, a one to one mentoring session with our agents could be exactly what you need to gain the necessary advice to make positive changes to help you turn your career around.
Experienced casting director and casting associate at Gary Davy Casting, Sonia Allam will run two workshops at the YAFTA Academy in Leeds.
Sonia has worked on major TV dramas for BBC, ITV & Channel 4 and on award winning TV comedy shows such as Detectorists alongside Catherine Willis, as well as in house at BBC & Lime Pictures.
Heather Basten began in the industry at the BFI. Since moving into casting swiftly after this, she has cast for notable directors such as Rob Savage, Joan Fuentelsaz and Charlotte Regan.
Past associate works include Netflix’s ‘TEOTFW’ and BFI’s ‘PIN CUSHION’.